Manu Ginobili returning to San Antonio as special advisor

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Adrian Wojnarowski: ESPN Sources: Manu Ginobili is returning to the San Antonio Spurs as a special advisor to basketball operations. Ginobili will take on a player-centric role that’s focused on the development of players on and off the court.
Source: Twitter @wojespn

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Manu Ginobili to join Spurs as special advisor to basketball operations sportando.basketball/en/manu-ginobi…12:09 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The Spurs have just officially named Manu Ginobili as a special advisor in basketball operations … one of 15 additions or promotions (all listed below) for the organization.
More NBA goodness coming soon today here: marcstein.substack.com pic.twitter.com/Hy58u5K8g312:08 PM

Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Manu wants to keep his return low key, so no interviews or hoopla of any sort. In fact, the news came in a press release that detailed many other staff “additions and promotions.” The news about Manu wasn’t mentioned until the third paragraph. – 12:07 PM

Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
In a series of promotions announced today by the Spurs, here’s an interesting one: Manu Ginobili has been named Special Advisor to Basketball Operations. – 12:05 PM

Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Manu Ginobili is back with the Spurs, the club just announced. His role will be special advisor to basketball operations, meaning he will help the players with their development on and off the court. – 12:04 PM

Michael De Leon @mdeleon
Via @SpursPR
“In the Spurs front office, Manu Ginobili has been named Special Advisor to Basketball Operations” – 12:03 PM

Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
The Spurs announced 15 hires today and tucked in there, the ninth name in the press release is, oh, yeah, Manu Ginobili. Classic Spurs, man! – 12:02 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN Sources: Manu Ginobili is returning to the San Antonio Spurs as a special advisor to basketball operations. Ginobili will take on a player-centric role that’s focused on the development of players on and off the court. – 11:54 AM

More on this storyline

Adrian Wojnarowski: Gregg Popovich, RC Buford and GM Brian Wright have wanted the legendary star’s involvement since his 2018 retirement and helped convince him of a role. Ginobili, 44, is a four-time champion and future Hall of Famer. -via Twitter @wojespn / September 24, 2021